iOS Developer

<p>We need a new iOS Developer who wants to use Swift and modularized code with pods to enhance and reinvent our native apps, including the CBC News and CBC Sports apps. The work you do on our Native Apps will reach millions of Canadians.</p>

Toronto, Ontario

CBC

<p>CBC Digital Operations is the country&rsquo;s biggest digital startup, taking on the challenges of innovating how media is made, sent and received. We are also part of Canada&rsquo;s oldest and truest broadcasting company. We are trying new things. We are growing. As an entity of our own. As a voice for our country. As a team.</p> <p>Digital is a part of our present and all of our future. CBC&rsquo;s strategy is focused on becoming a digital-first organization that provides a digital platform for storytellers. Our mission is to engage our audience with stories they care about.</p> http://www.cbc.ca

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Mid Level

Overview: <p>CBC Digital Products is the country&rsquo;s biggest digital startup, taking on the challenges of innovating how media is made, sent and received. We are also part of Canada&rsquo;s oldest and truest broadcasting company. We are trying new things. We are growing. As an entity of our own. As a voice for our country. As a team.</p> <p>Digital is a part of our present and all of our future. CBC&rsquo;s strategy is focused on becoming a digital-first organization that provides a digital platform for storytellers. Our mission is to engage our audience with stories they care about.</p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>This is a level of exposure and impact that few other roles provide. Our Native Apps team has a built-in, dedicated audience of, the work of our mobile developers is accessed by millions of Canadians seeking information and entertainment on a National level.</p> <p>We need a new iOS Developer who wants to use Swift and modularized code with pods to enhance and reinvent our native apps, including the CBC News and CBC Sports apps.</p> <p><strong>Who you are and where are you now?</strong></p> <p>You are a mobile developer with expertise on the iOS platform. You have a portfolio of links to apps you have developed. Whether you are right out of school or have a few years in the startup world, we want to talk to creative developers who can blend cutting edge and exciting with stable and robust.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <p><u>C</u>utting edge tech. CBC has more than 25 digital sites, all of which are mandated to reach Canadians online everywhere and every way, with a high emphasis on mobile devices. To achieve that goal, we&rsquo;ve forged strong relationships with Google, Apple, and others to stay ahead of the curve. The work you do on our Native Apps will reach millions of Canadians.</p> <p><u>B</u>elonging. CBC/Radio-Canada is a Canadian institution. By joining our dynamic Digital Products department, you will be exposed to the best of all worlds. Corporate. Public. Startup. You will be part of a collaborative team that shares ideas, celebrates achievements and hosts team events. A team that promotes a culture of experimentation.</p> <p><u>C</u>areer growth. CBC is fully invested in our people. We will provide you with an opportunity to learn, try new approaches and grow your technical skills to keep your career here rewarding. Our Mobile Developers dedicate 1 out of every 5 weeks to an Innovation Sprint. From creating new apps, exploring applications for Facebook chatbots, experimenting with UX and diving into the world of Virtual Reality.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Why join us?</strong></p> <p>CBC/Radio-Canada reflects the Canadian identity and promotes democracy. We strive to represent the voices of the country and support social and economic innovation. Our values - collaboration, learning and continuous improvement- embody who we are as a people-focused, digital-forward employer. We offer a rare-in-tech work-life balance with flexible schedules, an excellent benefits package and a pension plan noted as one of the best in the country; we want to ensure you are happy in and out of the office.</p> <p>Collaboration. We follow lean startup principles and use an Agile approach. Our dedicated people managers work closely with every individual to ensure we are leveraging their strengths, championing their ideas and supporting their pursuit of new skills and career progression.</p> <p>Learning. From simply buying a book or recommending a course to one-on-ones, our leadership team is focused on creating an atmosphere where people feel fulfilled. Our team members are given opportunities to learn and work cross-functionally across multiple projects.</p> <p>Continuous improvement. What can you innovate when given the time? As part of CBC&rsquo;s Digital department we recognize just how smart, creative and inventive our team members are. Wherever your interests lie, your 20% time is yours to allocate in a productive and professionally gratifying way.</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>What you bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The goods: You have developed more than a couple of mobile apps for iOS. You can explain why you made certain choices and how you would improve the functionality using newer technology.</li> <li>The hands-on expertise. Your strengths lie in Apple technologies - and you are are constantly researching, chatting and working with the latest and greatest. You are familiar with Objective C, Swift, Git and CocoaPods as an iOS Developer.</li> <li>The education. A Computer Science, Engineering degree or equivalent is preferred, but we know not everyone gains their app development skills this way.</li> <li>The desire to learn. You have the ability to quickly learn new technologies and respond to change by learning and adapting.</li> <li>The communication skills. You know how to listen and relay empathy and understanding for diverse perspectives.</li> <li>The confidence and the humility. Your powers of observation help you understand your audience and communicate with the right level of detail. You are open to the ideas of others.</li> <li>The creativity and adaptability. You can adapt quickly, innovate solutions and embrace the new while accepting the ambiguous.</li> <li>The Agile experience. You believe in the Agile methodology deeply but you are flexible and open to the real world twists and turns.</li> <li>The extra knowledge. An understanding of accessibility standards and guidelines and digital Content Management Systems would be an asset.</li> </ul> <p><strong>To apply:</strong></p> <p>Think this job is meant for you but worried you don&rsquo;t have it all? At CBC we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. You can read about the various backgrounds the talented people that make up our team bring to us <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurisapse/detail/recent-activity/posts/">here</a>.</p> <p>Hands-on experience, intelligence, innovation, a passion for learning and a team-focused approach can combine to form the best set of qualifications. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking; and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, please click the link to apply:</p> <p>In becoming the leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada's public broadcaster.</p>